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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE News In brief B.C. school strike spreads KELOWNA (CP) The Kelowna school district has become the eighth district in the Okanagan-Kootenays to close as a result of strikes by the non-teaching staff members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees The dispute affects nearly elementary and secon- dary students. Other schools have closed in the Shuswap, Fernie, Windermere, Creston- Kaslo, Vernon, Castelgar and Trail districts. Five other .school districts in the area operating with the help of supervisory personnel remain open. Plane crash victims named NANA1MO, B.C. (CP) Police today were %vithholding the name of the llth victim of a fiery plane crash in rugged terrain 30 miles southwest of this Vancouver Island city Monday. Police said the man has been identified but they are asking that his name not be released pending notification of next-of-kin. The names of the other 10 persons killed in the crash, including the pilot and a child, were released Tuesday. They were: pilot John Richard Ferguson, 33, of Richmond, B.C., and passengers Doreen Nagy, 29, Ucluelet, B.C.; Arnie John- son, 22, Prince Rupert, B.C.; Robert Berton Richardson, 43, Tofino, B.C.; Herbert Moore, 26, his wife Margaret, 21, and their two-year-old child, Herbert Moore Jr. all of Tahsis, B.C.; Bill Appleby, 50, Vancouver; Mrs. Lillian Dupont, 27, of Tofino; and Peter Yaremkewich, 43, of McKendrick Arm, near Tahsis. They were aboard a twin- engine Grumman Goose which crashed and burned' while on a flight from Van- couver Island to Vancouver. Indians plan protest caravan. EDMONTON (CP) Two militant Indian leaders said Tuesday they will try to get people to join a caravan carrying Indian demands to Ottawa. Chief Ken Basil who led the Indians who recently blockad- ed the highway near Cache Creek, B.C., and Louis Cameron, head of the Ojibway. Warriors' Society which oc- cupied a park in Kenora, Ont., for much of the summer, said the caravan will leave from Vancouver on Sept. 14. "Many native people don't support our insurrection but they support peaceful Chief Basil said. He said the caravan will probably start with about 150 persons and move across Canada by bus, van and car, picking up people as it passes through major cities. The leaders said they hope that by the time the caravan reaches Ottawa it will be 10 times as large as when it started. Allende men freed, exiled SANTIAGO (Reuter) Chile's military rulers, mark- ing their first year in power today with street demonstrations, have freed and exiled two top supporters of the late President Salvador Allende. Exactly one year after their detention during the Sept. 11, 1973. coup, former fefence minister Orlando Letelier and Oswaldo Puccio, President Al- lende's legal adviser, were freed Tuesday and flown out of the country under expulsion orders. Informed sources said Lete- lier flew to the Venezuelan capital of Caracas while Puc- cio flew to Romania. U.S. ponders Cuba policy WASHINGTON (AP) In- direct signals from Havana that Fidel Castro may be interested in talking with the United States have led the Ford administration to begin an extensive review of U.S. policy toward the Caribbean island. The Cuban premier is thought to be more receptive to a dialogue with Washington in order not to remain totally dependent on the Soviet Union, which supplies his regime with about million a day in aid. The feelers are being con- veyed sometimes through the occasional U.S. visitor to Cuba and also by a less-hostile posture generally by Cuba toward the United States. Although no firm decision is imminent, the policy review might eventually lead to a re- versal of the U.S. effort to iso- late Cuba from the rest of the hemisphere. Egg price hike forecast TORONTO (CP) The fed- eral trade ministry probably will announce an increase in the price of table eggs Thur- sday. James Jobnstone, chairman of the Ontario Egg and Fowl Producers' Marketing Board, said Tues- day night. BRIDGE RUG DRAPES LTD. FREE ESTIMATES Phone 329-4722 COLLEGE MALL He said the increase will be based on higher costs of feed and will be paid to the pro- ducer. It would be passed on to the consumer. Earlier. Mr. Johnstone pre- dicted the increase to the cus- tomer would be four or five cents a dozen for Grade A large eggs, expected next week. Mr. Johnstone said the price now paid to producers for Grade A large is 58 cents in Ontario. 56 in Manitoba. 60 in Quebec and 75 in British Columbia. SPECIAL OFFER! Gillette PURR Detangter wilh purchase of Merle Norman hair care products Now you can have the Gillette PURR Delangler for only with a purchase of Merle Norman hair care items. Together, they help pre- vent hair damage and help stop split ends. I noRman cosmEuc BOUTIQUE CoflegeVaTI 328- 1S2S J Nixon's mental, physical health worries family By MICHAEL J. SN1FFEN WASHINGTON (AP) A member of Richard Nixon's family says the former president is "in a deep depression" which was not lifted by the presidential pardon he received. In addition, Nixon was said to be in physical pain from a phlebitis condition that had publicly been described as resolved last July. This family member said that Mrs. Nixon and other relatives are worried about the condition of the former president. The family member sought out a telephone interview Tues- day night, saying that "this is something someone should talk but asked not to be identified by name. This person has seen and spoken with Nixon both before and since the president resigned Aug. 9, and talked with Nix- on by telephone as recently as Monday night. This family member knew of no specific physical problem other than the phlebitis, a blood clot which developed in Nix- on's left leg just before his June trip to the Middle East. "From the way reports are coming back (from San Cle- mente, I just feel there is something this person said. "It is enough to worry Mrs. Nixon." "Emotionally he's still way down and that's what bothers me even the family member said. "He is in a deep depression. I would hope the pardon would eventually lift that but I just haven't noticed that. There was no sudden elation." Since the resignation, the former president has discussed his financial affairs with this member of the family. "I went over some things and he kept right up with this family member said. "He has a strong mind and it was as strong as ever. He grasped the specifics, recalled them and even caught me up on a few things." Asked Nixon's feelings about the events that led to his resignation under fire, this family member recalled that Nixon had said the resignation was "abhorent to every in- stinct in my body." "He is a fighter and he wanted to stay there, but his mind overcame his the family member said. "His mind and reason, his sense of values, his concern for the country, and his sense of realities won out in the end." The family member said that Nixon takes long, solitary walks through his San Clemente, Calif., estate. "In a sense that's his normal way of grappling with prob- lems, but you see he's always grappled with problems in the past where he could come up with a the family member said. "Here he's grappling with problems out of the past, out of his control. It's a question of living with the past." tcA "i 'It Storm sewer The storms came before this sewer line was finished, making for some mucky work at Scenic Drive and 4th Avenue S. But the section of the new line across Scenic Drive is expected to be finished by next week, leaving only a section through the Marshall Auto Wreckers yard to be completed. The 4th Avenue storm sewer will drain directly into the river, replacing a storm sewer outlet that drained into the coulees south of Sicks' Brewery. It's being replaced because of erosion problems. Sensible drinking laws linked to better drivers TORONTO (CPi One of the best ways to improve the driving habits of young people who drink may be to lower, or eliminate entirely, the legal drinking age. says Lee H. Hames of Chicago, director of safety education for the American Medical Association. It seems possible that the youngster drinking legally and Cypriots reach accord on prisoner release NICOSIA